Tag Archives | Visual processing

Visual Games and Apps

IPAD and Android Apps and Games for Visual Learning

Thanks to many of my optometric colleagues, here is a list of some educational toys and activities for kids of various ages and abilities. These toys may help develop visual processing and visual motor skills!

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Eye Focusing and Eye Teaming Resource for Parents, Educators and Other Professionals

The Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatric Optometry Section of the American Academy of Optometry released a position paper titled, “Optometric Care of the Struggling Student: For Parents, Educators and Other Professionals.” Access the full paper at http://bit.ly/17uoVCw.

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Vision & Learning Connection – TED Video

Thanks to Dr. Keith Holland for a great video on TedX By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Colorado Optometrist in Vision Therapy

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Visual Attention in Preschoolers Specifically Predicts Future Reading Acquisition

Thanks to my friend and colleague, Dr. Len Press for his extremely interesting blog.  Dr. Press acknowledges our colleague, Dr. Harold Solan, and his research on how visual spatial attention plays a crucial role in reading. Dr. Press also presents new research by Andrea Facoetti of the University of Padua in Italy and colleagues.  They state, “Visual attention deficits […]

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Autism: The Vision Link

April is Autism awareness month.  Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction, social communication and varying cognitive, sensory and motor difficulties.  Research is showing many sensory/motor signs and symptoms with individuals on the ASD. “The number of people being diagnosed with autism is way up, across the […]

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Does Your Child Struggle in School?

1 out of 4 kids have vision problems. Dr. Lynn Hellerstein explains the critical link between vision & learning. There are effective vision therapy solutions to help your child improve school success, sports performance and confidence. By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Colorado Optometrist at Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, in Vision Therapy

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Visual Processing Seminar in Denver – Don't Miss Out!

Just completed presenting the first of 3 Seminars in CO.  This seminar, Visual Processing: Improve Academic Success, Increasing Sports Performance & Build Confidence is sponsored by MedsPN/ Pesi continuing education group. CE credits are available for educators, OTs, PT, speech/language therapists and psychologists. This seminar in Denver was fun, interactive and inspiring.  The picture below is […]

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Last Chance to Sign Up for a Great Seminar to Help Your Kids Learn Easily & Successfully!

Thanks to Pesi/MedsPn, a non-profit organization providing continuing education and credit for OTs, OTAs,  Speech Language Therapists, Educators, Social Workers  and Counselors. PESI has scheduled me to present three 2011 workshops in CO titled: Visual Processing: Improve Academic Success, Increasing Sports Performance & Build Confidence Seminar: Dates for the seminars are: Nov. 2- Denver Nov. […]

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Don't Miss Out! Visual Processing & Academic Seminars in CO- for CE!

Thanks to Pesi/MedsPn, a non-profit organization providing continuing education and credit for OTs, OTAs,  Speech Language Therapists, Educators, Social Workers  and Counselors. PESI has scheduled me to present three 2011 workshops in CO titled: Visual Processing: Improve Academic Success, Increasing Sports Performance & Build Confidence Seminar: Dates for the seminars are: Nov. 2- Denver Nov. […]

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Dyslexic Advantage

Many of you know about Drs. Eide, neurologist in Seattle, WA.   Drs. Eide have just published their 2nd book, Dyslexic Advantage.   Per their Amazon summary: In this paradigm-shifting book, neurolearning experts Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide describe an exciting new brain science that reveals that people with dyslexia have unique brain structure and […]

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